Wilton Lodge Park in Hawick looks set to get a major facelift thanks to a two and a half million pound grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
A new exhibition in Hawick explores how influential Polish culture is in the Borders and features rare artefacts from soldiers in WW2.
News that a Hawick knitwear company is to be acquired by international fashion house Chanel has been welcomed by the local community.
Hawick's Stuart Hogg, made an impressive debut for the British and Irish Lions today as the squad battled the Barbarians in Hong Kong.
The Lions eased their way to a 59-8 victory, securing a successful start to their tour.
Stuart's family were supporting him from their home in Hawick. His father, John, who played for Hawick Rugby club, says he couldn't be prouder of his 21-year-old son.
He spoke to ITV News Border before the match:
John Hogg, Stuart Hogg's father.
Police have named the woman found dead after a suspected gas leak in Hawick. 79 year old Dorothy Matear was discovered at her home on Fairhurst Drive in the town yesterday afternoon.
Emergency services were called to the address to help the woman, who was suffering from a medical condition. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Gas fumes were detected and the alarm was raised. Several people were evacuated from their homes while the supply was turned off.
Police Scotland said enquiries into the incident were in an early stage.
Investigations are continuing into the cause of a gas leak at a house where a 79 year old woman was found dead. Several people were evacuated from homes around the property on Fairhurst Drive in Hawick yesterday afternoon, while the area was made safe.
Investigations are underway into a gas leak at a property, where a 79 year old woman was found dead. Nine homes were evacuated around the property on Fairhurst Drive in Hawick on Thursday afternoon. Emergency services were called and the area was cordoned off while the supply was turned off.
It's understood paramedics were attending a medical emergency at the pensioner's flat when they smelt the gas fumes. It's believed the fumes may have come from the woman's cooker which was left on after she collapsed due to a medical condition. A full investigation is underway.
A woman has died and people have been evacuated from their homes following a gas leak in Hawick in the Scottish Borders. It was reported on Fairhurst Drive this afternoon. Police and the fire brigade are investigating whether the death and the gas leak are linked.
A man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged metal theft from Hawick Town Hall.
The 20-year-old has also been charged with other alleged thefts, including lead from the roof of a building in North Bridge Street, and another at the Conservative Club.
He is due to appear at Selkirk Sheriff Court today.
Tributes have been paid to a man who died after being shot in the leg on a Borders Farm. Adam Hepburn from Hawick died from his injuries in the early hours of yesterday, May 8.
Adam loved playing rugby and taking part in the local common riding festivals.
He was a former pupil of Hawick High School. Alan Williamson, Rector at the school, has paid tribute to him.
Watch Jenny Longden's report here:
Tributes have been paid to a man that who following a gunshot wound to his leg on a Hawick farm.
Adam Hepburn died in the early hours of Wednesday morning (8th May).
The 22-year-old was a keen horse-rider and followed the annual ride outs in his hometown.
Just one day after his death, close friend Chris Ritson was chosen as this year's Hawick Cornet in the annual Picking Night.
Mr Ritson said:
"He was a great lad, we are absolutely devastated. I just have to get on with it now. It's a shame. Im absolutely gutted".
The Hawick Cornet was chosen in the town's traditional Picking Night last night (8th May).
Chris Ritson was named as the man that will carry out ceremonial duties during the Common Riding Festival this year.
It is a huge honour for any man in the town to hold the role.
"I feel unbelievable, it is what I have wanted all my life so it is great, I am chuffed to bits. I am looking forward to carrying the flag during the Common Riding".